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Frost and Freeze Information for Arkansas
 
Average first freeze dates in the fall and last freeze dates in the spring across Arkansas.
First Freeze (Fall)  |  Last Freeze (Spring)
In the pictures: Average first freeze dates in the fall and last freeze dates in the spring across Arkansas.
 

In Arkansas, freezes typically occur by the last week in October across northern and western sections of the state (Ozark and Ouachita Mountains). Elsewhere, freezes tend to hold off until the first couple of weeks in November. In the spring, the last freeze usually happens by mid-March in the southeast. For the remainder of the region, freezes usually linger into April and sometimes into early May in parts of the north.

 

Frost and Freeze Information for Arkansas
Use the dropdown menu below to find first (Fall) and last (Spring) frost and freeze dates for a location near you.
SITE: LITTLE ROCK ADAMS AP
 
FFrost   FFreeze   LFreeze    LFrost
11/03    11/14     03/20      04/02

Please Note: The dates shown are based on climatological normals, with a temperature of 36° for frost and 32° for a freeze. There is at least a 50 percent probability that a first (F) or last (L) Frost/Freeze will occur on these dates. Probabilities go up to 90 percent for a FFrost/FFreeze two weeks later and a LFrost/LFreeze two weeks prior. Probabilities go down to 10 percent for a FFrost/Freeze two weeks prior and a LFrost/LFreeze two weeks later. The dates are courtesy of the National Climatic Data Center.
 
 
This information is based on 1981-2010 normals. To access data for the previous thirty years (1971-2000) for Arkansas, click here.